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Definition of "thiopental" [thiopental]

  • A particular barbiturate drug. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "thiopental" in a sentence
  • "Sodium thiopental is used to render prisoners unconscious before they are killed with other drugs."
  • "Tennessee has ordered a supply of sodium thiopental from a foreign source, possibly in the U. K, according to the suit, which was filed by a London law firm and by Reprieve, a London-based human rights group."
  • "For example, before Ohio switched to pentobarbital, the state purchased its supply of sodium thiopental from the Southern Ohio Medical Center, a hospital in Lucasville just a few miles from the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death."